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New Password Requirements

New password requirements in IRMSWeb and EESMC effective July 23, 2014.

No immediate action is required, upon expiration of your password you will be required to change your password to meet the four criteria listed below:

  1. Passwords will need to be 8 to 16 characters long.
  2. Passwords will need to contain at least three of the following four:
    • Special characters
    • Alphabetical characters
    • Numerical characters
    • Combination of upper case and lower case letters
  3. Passwords with spaces will not be allowed
  4. After a given password expires, you will need to create new passwords 24 times before it can be reused again

Also, going forward, passwords will be case sensitive so you will need to enter the password exactly as you typed it during the password change when logging on in the future


IRMSWeb is to be used by external entities to access TAX's Integrated Revenue Management System (IRMS).

Log on to IRMSWeb

Special Note for Internet Explorer 7 Users


The External Entity Secure Messaging Center (EESMC) is an application for external entities to send and receive files and reports from TAX in a secure manner.

Log on to EESMC


The Virginia Learning Center (VLC) website is used to access the IRMS Training courses (for new employees or refresher training), as well as other training provided by the Department of Taxation.

Log on to VLC

Test IRMSWeb and Test EESMC

Group A, Group B, Group C, Commissioner of Revenue, Treasurer Testing Group, Outside Collection Agencies, Courts Debt Set-Off and Department of Social Services Testing.

If your agency or locality is assigned to testing in Group A, Group B, Group C, a Commissioner of Revenue's office, a Treasurer's Office or an Outside Collection Agency's Office, then please use the following links to test the applications.

Log on to IRMSWeb

Log on to EESMC